China Spring High School freshman Charlye Baker was named to the Region 8 All-State Symphony Orchestra.
She is the first student from China Spring to earn a position in a Texas Music Educators Association orchestra. China Spring does not have a school orchestra. Charlye began playing bass in the China Spring Middle School band program last year and has continued private study in order to compete in the orchestral field.
She was named fourth bass in the string bass section at the audition.
Charlye plays electric bass with the China Spring High School Jazz Band and the marching band, and is a member of the Baylor Youth Orchestra. She is the daughter of Don and Sarah Baker.